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NHTSA To Require Rearview Cameras In New Vehicles

The U.S. Department of Transportation is issuing a final safety rule that requires rearview technology in many new vehicles. The move is an effort to reduce deaths and serious injuries caused by backup accidents.

03/31/2014

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Smarter Snowplows Might Be On The Way

Snowplow operators say they can’t be everywhere at once, but they are getting some high-tech help this winter in three states using a new digital intelligence system built in Boulder.

01/04/2014

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Colorado Races To Fix Mountain Roads Before Winter

With snow already dusting Colorado’s highest peaks, the state is racing to replace key mountain highways washed away by flooding,

09/20/2013

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NCAR Working To Collect Weather Data From Cars

Researchers at the National Center for Atmospheric Research are examining ways to collect weather data from onboard computers on automobiles.

11/27/2011

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Department Of Transportation Slams Sale Of Stapleton Land

A scathing federal audit released Thursday blasts Denver’s Stapleton redevelopment deal, saying that the Federal Aviation Administration gave up $71 million in revenue by allowing Denver to sell off land at the old Stapleton International Airport for less than half its value.

03/04/2011

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DOT Proposes Making Backup Camera Mandatory

There’s a push to make rear view cameras mandatory in every new car sold. The proposal by the U.S. Department of Transportation is a response to the hundreds of deadly accidents every year when a driver backs over a pedestrian.

12/04/2010

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